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on mount tam. and a look at downtown san francisco. i'm here in the weather center with jacqueline bennet -- where is the wet weather? >> jacqueline: we are still getting some return on the radar but it is still too dry for the rain to hit the ground. it will be moving and later. as we see this offshore and wider on the satellite & radar toward the tail end of this system is approaching the coast. it is just to the west of eureka. we can see this right. it will take a dive towards the south. but we could get some of this rainfall overnight. here is a lock on futurecast. the san mateo coastline, and-look on futurecast. with santa rosa, and san rafeal. it is going and coming back over the san mateo coast towards the coast. by ted o'clock, still showers in the north bay. and towards the east bay the showers will continue early saturday morning timing it out, coming up. >> catherine: it was almost 5 months ago when a pipe broke at chevron's richmond refinery. it sent a huge fireball in the air and thousands of people went to local hospitals. there have been investigations - and chevron, meant
into san francisco. if you are traveling the nimitz, various lanes are blocked approaching embarcadero. scheduled only until about 5:00 this morning. so not too much longer. eastbound through livermore various lanes blocked according to caltrans until 9:00 this morning. south bay drive times are all still at the limit. we never saw any delays in the south bay yesterday on the guadalupe parkway or 101. mass transit on time. muni we mentioned it all morning. 100th anniversary free rides all day and new year's eve night, as well. that's a check of traffic and weather. back to you guys. >>> on this morning's bay area watch, a shooting is under investigation at an east bay bart station. the 18-year-old victim is expected to recover. he was shot in the parking lot of the pittsburg-bay point station just before 7:00 last night. at this time there are no suspects. the shooting and investigation caused major delays for bart riders. >>> as did reports of a man with a gun outside the concord bart station. this is just after the pittsburg incident last night. but police say it was not related. no
will be right back. óó >> let's take a quick look outside. here is a shot from san francisco from van ness ave. let's check in with janu for your first forecast. >> the system that was bringing us more stirred yesterday has been pushed out of the area. we are still dealing with lingering sprinkler and through the south bay as well as parts of the peninsula. taking a look outside at the toll plaza you concede that it is pretty much cloudy with no rain. it is dry out pretty nicely. the temperatures are sitting right now in the 40's. >> tracking the temperatures for your future cast 4 by 7:00 a.m. it is mostly 40's. by 10:00 a.m. we may see 50s indicated by light blue color of your screen. the afternoon will be 50s widespread. for those of you heading out this evening the temperatures will drop back down to the 40's. it will be a chilly evening. the overnight low and tomorrow morning it will be a lot of 30's. >> 29 degrees will be for santa rosa and 38 degrees for richmond. 29 degrees for livermore. there are a lot of below freezing temperatures for tomorrow morning. it will be 54 drop the south
not result in a deal. >> well, traffic don't in downtown san francisco could grind to a halt. that's because today is the last scheduled critical mass event for the year. for those new to the area, on the last friday of every month, dozens of cyclists ride alightning the waterfront and down market street and drivers are always advised to expect delays. >> peeking of, we haven't really seen any this morning. let's go to tara and see if that changed. >> no, the same story. maybe a lot of folks headed up to the tahoe area. maybe they already left as a matter of fact because the skiing is going to be pretty good up there. right now i want to show you my maps so you can see exactly what i'm talking about up here. the roadways are completely clear and in livermore the same story. overall a very nice commute this morning. 237, those taillights there on the far right hand side of your screen westbound and this is one-on-one toward san francisco. on the left toward downtown where we haven't seen any delays either this morning. 7:07, here's steve. >> thank you very much. beautiful sunrise over the big
is occupied with higher priority crime autos san francisco city attorney launched an effort to refund $4 million to customers of check and go. he says the pay day lender skirted state law, giving loans online with rates of up to 400%. they will work with groups to identify borrowers. >> firefighters still on the scene of an apartment fire in oakland. crews inspected the building which is on 83rd avenue near international boulevard. no word yet on what caused this blaze. but damage seems to be concentrated at the rear of the building. >> a man is in custody after a standoff in a gas station in san francisco. sky 7 hd over the scene when police responded to a report of a man with a knife acting strangely. the man locked himself into a bathroom and took an hour and a half to talk him out. the person booked for disorderly conduct at san francisco police department mission station. >> a tow truck driver suffered injury whez crossed the center divide, hitting three oncoming cars. the driver is expected to recover. sky 7 is overhead at the time two. other drivers suffered injuries. the cause of
close to freeze, not quite but definitely cold. san francisco a little more mild mid-40s there. so by this afternoon, we are going to see a lot of low to mid-50s. these temperatures are going to feel slightly cooler actually than what we even saw yesterday. so let's hit the roads and talk traffic right now. we'll take you out towards the dublin interchange. once again the roads are dry for now. and it l.a.x. like it's going to stay that -- it looks like it's going to stay that way for much of the morning. the commute, if you want to call it that, has been exceptionally quiet. i just checked in with our chp reports that have all the latest incidents and there's nothing on there right now. so westbound 580 looks great. heading towards the dublin interchange, we can take you to our maps and show you the drive time for had stretch. 15 minutes still in the green between the altamont pass to the dublin interchange. there may still be some roadwork on the eastbound lanes of 580 through livermore. not causing much of a delay at all at this point and a quick look out in the east bay. the ni
and sailors. san francisco will host the america's cup finals next september, but the city has already been gearing up. "newshour" correspondent spencer michels has our story. >> reporter: ever since 1851, sailors and well-healed skippers have raced through the water in ever more expensive, ever-more high tech sailboats in pursuit of the coveted america's cup. to the victor go the spoils, and in 2010 larry ellison, founder of software giant oracle, won the cup for america. ellison's prize, besides bragging rights, was to get to choose where the race would be held next. his choice was to bring the contest to his home waters: san francisco bay. ellison concocted a series of regattas all around the world-- for competing teams from 11 countries-- designed to build enthusiasm and excitement for the main event: america's cup 2013, where 72-foot boats will plough through the bay. these preliminary races featured boats that measure about 45 feet long, with carbonfibre hulls and wing sails, as described by racing announcer andy green. they're the same sailors. they're the same teams, the boats are
the race would be held next. his choice was to bring the contest to his home waters: san francisco bay. ellison concocted a series of regattas all around the world-- for competing teams from 11 countries-- designed to build enthusiasm and excitement for the main event: america's cup 2013, where 72-foot boats will plough through the bay. these preliminary races featured boats that measure about 45 feet long, with carbonfie hulls and wing sails, as described by racing announcer andy green. they're the same sailors. they're the same teams, the boats are just a little bit smaller. so essentially it's their practice racing. this is just to get everyone excited and passionate about the sailing. the prelims going on now-- with the showdown next year-- will be the first time spectators can easily view the races from the land. usually these events were far enough out to sea that watching them was much easier from a boat. and that limited who could attend. over the last few years, very simple now. basically, you can see the boats racing, you can see them right in front of the shore, and its ver
what will move through the country weatherwise. there is a storm developing. if you're in san francisco, it has been a deluge of rain. as we toward tomorrow, watch san francisco once again get hit with rain. you can see that move through. it does move out by monday. monday, the west coast is dry. here's what we're really watching. this will be our christmas week storm more or less. area of low pressure will develop here in the gulf of mexico. we'll bring in moisture from the gulf. there develops that low. this is christmas. it may not be white, but it will be wet. perhaps in little rock and new orleans and birmingham and atlanta, down here into the deep south. if we can get enough cold air down here, we may mix in a few snow flurries. we're keeping an eye on how deep that cold air gets. it looks like that low will develop. and across the country here into the midatlantic and bring some snowwednesday, thursday timeframe into the northeast again. we'll have to keep an eye on that. the focus for today, the northeast, of course, some snow showers even around new york city perhaps today. but
and 40 miles per hour. san francisco, oh, it has been a tough go for you if you're watching from the airports. we've had between three and four-hour delays and the rain and low visibility and fog and that will continue in san francisco. the hardest hit areas tomorrow and sunday. all right. for the northeast, for tomorrow, windy and much cooler, temperatures precipitously dropped 50 tonight in boston and dropping down into the 30s, and will feel much colder than that. quiet, though, in the northeast and the midwest and for sunday, the biggest stormy spot will be on sunday. it will be in of course the west coast and along the west coast. so here is a look at the weekend travel picture. here is the storm. it is exiting the country and exiting the northeast and tomorrow clear skies and cooler conditions, the winds hold on tomorrow, though, and temperatures dropping into the 30s and 40s and you're looking for snow. western great lakes actually lake effect snow. that will move down, buffalo, rochester, erie, between 6 and 12 inches of snow. that's in the northeast. to the west will be
left, even as far northeast as boston. winds gusting 30 to 40 miles per hour. san francisco, it's been a tough go for you. if you're watching from the airports we've had 3 to 4-hour delays. rain, low visibility, fog. that will continue in san francisco. the hardest-hit areas, tomorrow and sunday. for the northeast for tomorrow, windy and much cooler. temperatures precipitously drop, 50 in boston, we drop into the 30s but it will feel colder. quiet in the northeast and midwest for sunday, the biggest stormy spot will be on sunday, will be the west coast and along the west coast. so here's a look at the weekend travel picture. here's the storm exiting the country, exiting the northeast. tomorrow, clearer skies but cooler conditions. the winds hold on tomorrow. temperatures dropping into the 30s and 40s. you're looking for snow. western great lakes, it's actually lake-effect snow. that will move down. buffalo, rochester, erie, between 6 and 12 inches of snow. that's the story in the northeast. but to the west will be the big travel troubles on sunday. again, from seattle all the way to sa
a pedestrian at south white and quimby last night. >>> a drive who failed to stop for san francisco police slammed into a fire hydrant in aing about on folsom an essex streets this morning. the crash and some gushing water blocked the intersection for hours. they got the hydrant fix but still some issues out there. >>> a new dispute over prices are keeping crab boats in the harbor in the bay. they were getting $3 a pound but demand dropped and fish brokers want to cut the price down to $1.80. so some issues there. got your traffic and weather, sunshine on the way, coming up right after the break. >>> good morning. brake lights at the peninsula northbound 280 at 92 getting word of an accident in lanes south of there through san jose northbound loaded up as well 101. >> starting out with low clouds and fog around the bay area today but it is staying dry outside. looks like it will be that way all day. these skies are going to start to part heading toward the afternoon no threat of rain in fact no rain for a while. temperatures in the 50s and 60s this af
on the metering lights so it looks good heading into san francisco. mass transit everything is back on a regular schedule. caltrans dealing with signal issues and delays. check their website for the latest information. muni, ace, bart and ferries no delays. so far this morning. we'll take one more look outside 880 and 237 in the clear. >>> we have storms over the bay area. we have a heavier pocket over parts of the south bay and along the peninsula. here's a live look at the storm clouds over the bay. once again a heavier cell moving over the north bay, that's a live look. petaluma, 101 getting doused with rain showers. looks like scattered showers are going to continue throughout the afternoon. finally drying out by evening. clear on thursday and then more rain returns friday into saturday morning. u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitti
's gregg jarrett. you have a big warehouse in burlingame, south of san francisco. you had a bunch of people that examine all of these electronic devices and figure out which ones can actually be rehabbed and resold? >> that's right. the best way to recycling is reuse and refurbish. we reclaim about 21% of the recycling items from business and consumer and we try to test it and refurbish to see it can be used as a complete unit or as part. but we only limit it to here in the u.s. >> gregg: what inspired you to do this? >> actually after starting several software companies, i was watching a pbs program by bill moyer in 2004 and i was shocked to realize that 80% of electronics are illegally dumped in the developing country. and so i spent a couple years traveling around the world, looking at the different system, talking to officials and european union, in the u.s., as well as look at some of the facilities and i found this is after afterthought. that's why i started greenadvise. >> arthel: which is a great idea. what is it that you do to get rid of the dangerous elements of these products tha
in tattoos. check out the arms of new san francisco 49ers quarterback. now that ink is the source of controversy. here's a quote from a controversial column: stuart: whitley was attacked on the internet over that story. he joins us now from orlando. sir, welcome to the program. you are a controversial guy, aren't you? really stirring it up there, r. whitley. >> that wasn't my intent. i just have always looked at tattoos as sort of an odd thing to put on your body. stuart: i agree with you. i'm 100% with you. i don't like tattoos. don't want my kids to have tattoos. donald trump doesn't like his five or six kids to have tattoos. we're with you. but i want to know why were you called a racist because you made the statement about tattoos on a quarterback? >> well, i think had i do it all over again, i started the column about making a line about san quentin and how the inmates there have tattoos, just to point out that your average tattoo person does not have exactly the best reputation in society. so people associated prison tattoos the whole thing with the quarterback as if i was
snow in the cascades. and sierra nevada. >> 40s from seattle to san francisco, 20s from the twin cities to kansas city. and 30s for the midwest and northeast. >>> moving to the other big story, president obama and top lawmakers meet at the white house today on the fiscal cliff. whether they'll be able to reach a compromise is still an open question, but just in case, speaker john boehner has called house members to a rare sunday session. here's abc's jonathan karl with more. >> reporter: president obama cut short his hawaiian vacation, rushing back to washington where storm clouds, real storm clouds are gathering over the capitol. instead of deal making, it's name calling. the top democrat in the senate, accusing the republican speaker of the house of running a dictatorship. they say they haven't given up, but it sounds that way. >> i don't know time wise how it can happen now. >> here we are, once again, at the end of the year, staring at a crisis we should have dealt with literally months ago. >> reporter: without an agreement soon, nearly everybody takes a hit. a schoolteacher with t
to accommodate them. claudia cowan with more live from our san francisco newsroom. claudia? >> harris, the surge is being driven in large part by that country's booming economy. it means for the first time in china's history millions of families can afford to send their children to american colleges and universities. because they are willing to pay full freight, often tens of thousands of dollars in tuition, chinese students are coveted, indeed many u.s. colleges and universities today actively recruit in china. while the influx has led to greater diversity on campus it has also brought challenges, chief among them the language barrier. chinese students have had use-to-use head sets from english to man darr written translation. enrolls hundreds of students china one administrator quit over that school's aggressive recruiting policy. many campuses say they are trying to strike a balance as they work to accommodate some young people coming primarily from one country. >> if you go into a business class and 80% of the students there are chinese, that's not what the chinese wanted and that's not what
in the country, staking the dubious distinction aw f from san francisco. congratulations. chicago outsourced its parking meters to a private company and many drivers question that question now. >>> now to some surveillance video from houston. trust me, when you see this, you're going to want these bad guys put away for a long time. the gang of thieves ripped off a daycare center. three or four young men were captured on surveillance camera. there's one right there. going in, they shattered the glass door, then stole six tvs and several game consoles. that ain't all. and one thief took the time to hop on a tiny tricycle and ride it around the yard of the building. >> it's a total lack of respect. unfortunately, i think that's the mentality these days. >> the owner says he's hoping everyone involved in the burglary will be spending next christmas in jail. to that, i'm sure we all say amen. amen. >>> air travel is starting to get back to normal after that deadly winter storm tapered off. but the cleanup job goes on for parts of the northeast, just pounded by the drenching downpours and record snow.
of their way to attract even more students from china. claudia cowan is live in san francisco with more on all of this. what's driving the search? >> reporter: well, jenna, you can start with china's booming economy and rich middle class. it means for the first time in china's history millions of families can afford to send their children to american colleges and universities, help them get those valuable degrees and start networking, and these families are willing to the pay full freight, often tens of thousands of dollars in tuition while their children are free to study what they want. >> we have a lot of freedom to choose classes, professors, your career path, academic path whereas in china everything is set already. >> reporter: there are now 194,000 chinese students enrolled in this cub. jenna, that is one out of every four international student. jenna: so a lot of benefits, but what about the challenges associate with the this type of, i guess you can call it aggressive recruiting? >> well, on some campuses, you're right. it's been a culture shock, and one of the biggest concerns is whe
york, laguardia, jfk. boston as well. laguardia to newark to boston. san francisco has had four-hour delays. now 3 1/2 hours and it is weather-related there, too. ft. lauderdale is having a volume issue. this is the exiting storm, this rain that is leaving. skies are drying out but temperatures will drop precipitously. this is where the travel will really get tough. rochester, buffalo, six to 12 inches of knsnow coming for the. washington, baltimore, clears out for tomorrow and sunday. although it will still be windy. there's the heavy snow in western new york. driving i-90 through the weekend is really difficult. as we head towards sunday, this is the biggest travel headache from seattle all the way down to san francisco. northern california does some very heavy rain and wind for the next couple of days. lisa? >> sounds like everyone is going to have to really be patient as they try to get home for the holidays. >> yes. >> alexandra, thanks. it's not going to be easy but we'll see, hopefully it won't be too much of a travel headache. >> patience is important. lisa, thank you. >
, but we're seeing similar delays in places like omaha, tulsa, san francisco, salt lake city also experiencing some major delays because of those weather systems out west. the national weather service issuing winter storm warnings for states like oklahoma and arkansas as well as the southeast which is bracing for severe weather as well. a lot of travelers or we spoke with this morning said they planned very early travel plans in hope os of dodging the later delays we may see later on especially as those storms continue to develop not only in the pacific northwest, but also in the southeast. but conditions are deteriorating here, we're seeing a lot of people saying that they're waiting on the tarmac for up to an hour before their flights take off. that being said, as long as they're home for christmas, a lot of them say they're very, very happy. and one thing i do want to mention, heather, is that we are expecting some serious weather after christmas, so people are already planning for those delays, and they say if you're in that area that's going to get hit, be aware, be prepared.
for you throughout the day. back to you. jenna: claudia thank you. coming to us from our san francisco bureau as we learn more about what the announcement could include we'll bring you that news. jon: the 2012 election is over. now as president obama fights congress in a showdown over the coming fiscal cliff the president is using his extensive campaign network to push his agenda. let's talk about it with shane deapril the editor of "campaigns and elections magazine." the campaign arm of obama, all of those people are getting information about the fiscal cliff. >> yeah, one thing that happened after 2008 was that obama for america morphed into organizing in america and into the dnc. it played very little role in pushing the president's first term agenda. a lot of folks on the left and from within the white house thought that was a mistake looking back upon it. what we see right now is an immediate change. after the 2012 election ofa is engaging supporters, continuing to do so and clearly fighting this fiscal cliff battle and the white house wants to use that vast supportive base and it
of this former waterfront military base in san francisco. in both cases politicians said no. >> congressman representing his district. a senator representing his or her state. they want to make sure they're taken care of. sometimes that may get in the way of what is best for the nays. >> reporter: the federal government is also america's biggest landlord, selling 20% of its empty or underperforming buildings would save $2 billion. >> you go through your garage. you clear it out and the government is no different. the scale, just a matter of scale. >> reporter: the feds also refuse to sell valuable public landed a adjacent to fast-growing cities and let mining companies take billions in gold and silver for free, without charging royalties like we do for oil and natural gas. selling amtrak could net 60 billion. two taxpayer-owned utility, the tennessee valley authority, and bonneville power, would bring in even more. a commission could oversee the sale to overcome partisan opposition. >> the commission could look at all of the federal assets, decides which were the most valuable which could b
: like the empty va hospital for 5 billion, or a waterfront military base in san francisco. in both cases politicians said no. >> a congressman is representing his district. a senator is representing his or her state. they want to make sure that they are taken carve, and sometimes that may get in the way of what is best for the nation. >> reporter: the federal government is also america's business eug biggest landlord selling just 20% of its empty or under performing buildings would save $2 billion. >> you go through your garage, you clear it out and the government is no different. the scale is what we're talking about. >> reporter: the feds refuse to sell valuable public land adjacent to fast-growing cities and let mining companies take billions in gold and silver for free without charging royalties like we do for oil and natural gas. selling amtrak could net 60 billion. two tax pier owned utilities, the tennessee valley authority and bon aville power would bring in even more. a commission could oversee the sale to overcome partisan opposition. >> the commission could look at all of the
for its use. >>> and from our parade of papers, "the san francisco chronicle," american jazz legend dave brubeck died just short of his 92nd birthday. he redefined american jazz in the 1950s and '60s, and he was a jazz pop star of sorts. "take five" became the first jazz recording to sell over a million copies. it made jazz popular in the united states. dave brubeck dying yesterday. >> a great musician. >> little-known fact, the guy that played stand-up bass for him the last ten years, mike allen. >> is that right? >> nobody knew that. allen. yes, he plays it and spins that thing around. >> oh, i love when he does that, slaps the back of it. >> he also, for a year and a half, when the stray cats went over to london. >> mike ailen? >> stand-up bassist for the stray cats. >> the boy's got range. >> very flexible. >> stray cat strut. >> "the playbook," so much else going on. >> he also has -- a lot of people made that mistake, that were sort of around that stray cats group -- >> okay, getting old. >> -- a lot of tattoos. he wishes he could have those years back. brian seltzer. >> i wish i c
here for 250 or people in san francisco, another expensive city, it doesn't go that long, didn't go that far. >> dave: the bottom line, it appears they've moved the goal post and it may be around the $400,000 mark and that may be the new 250 if you will. may be where ne get the deal done. and upwards towards the 500 mark, but here are two congressmen on perhaps moving this up. >> the $400,000 level seems to me to be about right, that represents about the top 1% of the income earners, the people who got 93% of the income growth our last year and that seems to be enough, but i think there's some flexibility there. >> it's about making sure that we can live within our means and address the real problem and that's spending. i kind of feel like i'm a lifeguard and we've got to save as many people from drowning in higher taxes as we can. >> clayton: that seems to be the new threshold 400,000. who knows to peter doocy's point the paper handed back and forth in the deals last night. it seems you hear from republicans and democrats that 400 maybe $500,000 may be where it comes. >> dave: does
headlines we begin with tragedy in san francisco. a man and boy fishing out near the golden gate bridge killed after being swept into the ocean by massive wave. a third person also knocked into the sea managed to swim ashore and signal for help. first legal action in connection with with the sandy hook shootings now in motion. $100 million claim has been filed against the state of connecticut on behalf of the 6-year-old survivor. the child suffered emotional and psychological damage. the board of ed failed to provide a safe school setting. the board must be approved by the state claim's office before an official lawsuit can be filed. neighbor of new york man has been arrested. 24-year-old bought guns for swim spangler and told the store owner they were for her. spangler wasn't allowed to buy his own guns because is he a convicted felon. he killed two firefighters and wounded two others before turning the gun on himself. terrifying moments on an ohio mom after she wakes up to find a mom standing over her. 2 it-year-old fought back grabbing her little girl's toys off the floor and using t
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